The Delegate Assembly comprises the delegates of the member organisations and professional societies and is the highest authority of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT).
Normally the Executive Board convenes the Delegate Assembly for a meeting once year to elect the president of the Academy and the members of the Executive Board. Above all, the delegates decide on the Academy’s strategic orientation and priorities. They also assess the establishment and disbanding of SCNAT Platforms. Likewise, the Delegate Assembly determines the establishment of new ventures and the admission of new members.